15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport, Drive to Castelluccio di Norcia
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Castelluccio di Norcia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vatican City
— 2 nights
Bus to Roma Tiburtina, Train to Florence
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Castelluccio di Norcia — 2 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Castelluccio di Norcia: San Giusto in San Maroto (in Pievebovigliana), Pastorello di Cupi (in Visso) and Chiesa di Sant'Agata (in Arquata del Tronto).

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Castelluccio di Norcia travel route planner.

New York City, USA to Castelluccio di Norcia is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Castelluccio di Norcia to be little chillier, temps between 46°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Rome.
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Rome — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, stop by Trastevere, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Castelluccio di Norcia to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Castelluccio di Norcia in May, expect nights in Rome to be a bit warmer, around 58°F, while days are much hotter, around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vatican City.
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Vatican City — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vatican City travel route tool.

Vatican City is very close to Rome. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Florence.
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Florence — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Food Tours, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Vatican City to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vatican City in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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